Jan 23, 2013 12:00pm PST
it be for the government to access details of yourom activities? it turns out those asks -- requests are skyrocketing. new at noon, janine de la vega tell us why even google cannot do much to protect your information. >> reporter: if you are a google user, then this matters. a new report out by the search engine shows the government is increasingly requesting information about users. >> i don't like the fact that the government is coming in and requesting information about personal usage and certain things like that, you know, i don't think it is any -- none of their business, basically. >> reporter: today, google released its report and this shows that data requests have increased by more than 70% since 2009. this man says he's surprised the number is not higher and some should be concerned for their privacy. >> i think folks need to consider, particularly if they are searching at or in some other public venue where they are being actively monitored what they are doing could reflect them on -- on them poorly. >> reporter: 68% of the requests to google were from subpoenas which are easier to get because a
Jan 21, 2013 12:00pm PST
be hard to ask for a more gorgeous day out here. reporting live san francisco. >>> government buildings are closed for the dr. martin luther king, jr. holiday. state courts schools and credit unions are closed, post offices are also closed and mail will not be delivered today. parking meters in san francisco will be enforced. >>> now where a surf rescue is underway at this hour. this it is not far but a lot of crews are currently held on the beach. at least one surfer is stuck on the rocks in this area. you may recall this where four surfers were caught in a rip current on saturday but now you are looking at crews from san francisco fire and the coast guard and they are working on the shore, we will keep getting information and news chopper 2 will be overhead bringing more information and we will bring it to you as it becomes available. >>> we will show you what is going on at the time stores and how much it is going for, for the big game. >>> steve paulson will be here to tell us about some changes ahead. plus the kings dethrowned the sacramento teams and how it they might be moving. .
Jan 28, 2013 12:00pm PST
to every one of their recommendations to reininvent the governance of housing, up to and including replacing the housing authority as we know it with a new model. this morning, the mayor touched on transportation troubles in san francisco, crowded trains and muni buses that leave many riders frustrated. he called for a more modernized system. he even announced today a special transportation traffic force that he says will aim to improve transit in this city over the next two decades. we're live this afternoon in san francisco, alex savidge, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you. >>> san francisco police are investigating the death of a 34- year-old man. it happened yesterday just before 7:30 p.m. in the south of market district near mission and 11th streets. police say scott now suffered head trauma when he was attacked. he was taken to san francisco general hospital where he was pronounced dead. >>> in just a few hours, a judge will hold a hearing for the man accused of killing seven people at oakland's oikos university last year. one goh was found mentally competent to stand trial. t
Jan 24, 2013 12:00pm PST
. for example decisions by the federal government on healthcare could cost the state of california billions of dollars extra, threatening those surpluses. this evening we will have more on his speech, his plans and reaction. in sacramento, ken pritchett, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the 129th rescue wing is about to embark on a rescue mission. robert joins us with this report. >> reporter: claudine there is expected to be a lot of activity going on here today. most of it centered in this area behind me. the headquarters of the california air national guard 129th rescue wing. what will happen will look somewhat familiar to those who have seen them getting ready for their missions, which usually means going in and rescuing people from dangerous situations. this is the way preparations were qurktd conducted when they went to help on sandy then. although they can't give too many details of this mission, eventually 200 members will leave for afghanistan and the horn of africa. this will be a 4 month deployment. >> when we are preparing for this we have to have screening and combat skills training a